Zimbabwe on edge as it awaits presidential election outcomes

PUBLISHED: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:15:32 GMT


Supporters of presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa’s MDC Alliance are already calling foul before the results of the vote are released. These were the scenes in Harare last night. MDC supporters tried to invade the electoral commission headquarters and fought running battles with police through the streets of Harare. Soldiers marched in and opened fire. Reports say the army shot at least three people dead. Joining CNBC Africa is Dewa Mavhinga, Southern Africa Director with the Africa Division at Human Rights Watch and Tino Mambeu from the Zimbabwe Exiles Forum.

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